Like flowcharts, BPMN (Business Process Model and Notation) diagrams use a set of standard symbols. Each shape is having a specific meaning and business context where it’s most appropriate. If you become overwhelmed while drawing your BPMN chart, simply check this guide.
Common BPMN Symbols
Business Process Model and Notation, or BPMN, is used to build easy-to-read business process model flowcharts, which can be shared across different organizations and industries. BPMN (Business Process Model and Notation) symbols are categorized into four main groups. They are flow objects, connecting objects, swimlanes, and artifacts.
View detailed explanation of BPMN flow objects.
- CONNECTING OBJECTS
View detailed explanation of BPMN Swimlanes.
View detailed explanation of BPMN Artifacts.
View detailed explanation of BPMN connecting objects.
A simple BPMN diagram drawn using Camunda modeler.
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